Views of the News: Zimmerman verdict, few female sources, royal baby watch, Asiana pilot hoax

Jul 16, 2013

The Zimmerman Verdict: Media Lessons

Dana Ford, CNN: "Juror: 'No doubt' that George Zimmerman feared for his life"

Dashiell Bennett, The Atlantic: "Zimmerman Juror Drops Her Plans to Write Book"

Carolyn Pesce, USA TODAY: "4 Zimmerman jurors: Juror B-37 doesn't speak for us"

Shoshana Davis, CBS News: "Juror account could 'significantly impact' DOJ inquiry"

Bill Carter, The New York Times: "Zimmerman Verdict Drew 10 Million to Cable TV News"

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press: "Modest Public Interest in Close of Zimmerman Trial"

Rem Rieder, USA TODAY: "Media got Zimmerman story wrong from start"

Erik Wemple, The Washington Post: "Zimmerman lawyer to move 'asap' against NBC News"

Ruben Vives, Los Angeles Times: "TV reporter, cameraman attacked by rogue Zimmerman verdict protesters"

Where are the Female Sources?

Alexi Layton and Alicia Shepard, "Lack of female sources in NY Times front-page stories highlights need for change"

Anna Li, "While diversity in newsrooms is stagnating, not plummeting, there are still concerns"

Bob Papper, RTDNA: "Newsroom staffing stagnates"

Media Mania Over Royal Baby

Brian Stelter, The New York Times: "With a Royal Baby Due, News Outlets Are on High Alert"

ABC News: "Royal Baby News: The Latest On Kate Middleton & Prince William's Baby"

Asiana Pilot Spoof Prompts Lawsuit Threat

Chelsea B. Sheasley, The Christian Science Monitor: "KTVU apologizes for airing racist pilot names, but Asiana says it will sue"

CBS/AP: "Asiana Airlines confirms it will sue KTVU-TV over broadcast of racist fake pilot names"

Tal Kopan, Politico: "Asiana Airlines nixes TV lawsuit over pilot names"